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High School Recommended Reading

The Bible

The Declaration of Independence

Constitution of the United States

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Great American Conservative Women: A Collection of Speeches compiled by the Clare Boothe Luce


Policy Institute

The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater

The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek

The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton W. Folsom, Jr.

The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, Jay

The Law by Frederic Bastiat

Letters to a Young Conservative by Dinesh D’Souza

Ronald Reagan by Libby Highes

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Animal Farm by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck


General Recommended Reading

Biographies

A Personal Odyssey by Thomas Sowell

Creating Equal: My Fight Against Racial Preferences by Ward Connerly

Miles Gone By by William F. Buckley

Two Lucky People by Milton and Rose Friedman

Nofziger by Lyn Nofziger

The Prince of Darkness by Robert Novak


Communism

Suicide of the West by James Burnham

Witness by Whittaker Chambers

Reagan’s War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism by Peter Schweizer

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

The Gulag Archipelago by Alexander Solzhenitsyn


Conservatism

Funding Fathers: The Unsung Heroes of the Conservative Movement by Nicole Hoplin and Ron Robinson

Great American Conservative Women: A Collection of Speeches by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute

Letters to a Young Conservative by Dinesh D’Souza

The American Conservative Movement: The Philosophical Founders by Senator John P. East

The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater

The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot by Russell Kirk

The Portable Conservative Reader by Russell Kirk

See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh

The Way Things Ought To Be by Rush Limbaugh

In Defense of Freedom by Frank S. Meyer

The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America by George Nash

The City on a Hill by Michael Reagan

Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement by Wynton Hall


Culture

Death of the West by Patrick Buchanan

The Virtue of Prosperity: Finding Values in An Age of Techno-Affluence by Dinesh D’Souza

What’s So Great About America by Dinesh D’Souza

Christianity and Culture by T.S. Eliot

America’s Real War by Rabbi Daniel Lapin

Hollywood vs America by Michael Medved

Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats by Star Parker


Economics

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The Seven Fat Years by Robert Bartley

New Ideas from Dead CEOS by Todd Buchholz

Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School by Gene Callahan

Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman

The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek

Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell

Economics In One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

Human Action by Ludwig von Mises

In Defense of Global Capitalism by Johan Norberg

A History of Money and Banking in the United States by Murray Rothbard

America’s Great Depression by Murray Rothbard

Man, Economy, and State by Murray Rothbard

The Power of Economic Thinking by Mark Skousen

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith


Education

God and Man at Yale by William F. Buckley

Illiberal Education: Political Correctness and the College Experience by Dinesh D’Souza

Intellectuals by Paul Johnson

Professors by David Horowitz

The Shadow University by Alan Kors and Harvey Silvergate

The Diversity Myth by David Sacks and Peter Thiel

The Academy in Crisis edited by John Somme


Feminism

Great American Conservative Women: A Collection of Speeches by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute

Feminist Fantasies by Phyllis Schlafly

The War Against Boys by Christina Hoff Sommers

Who Stole Feminism by Christina Hoff Sommers


Foundation Alumni

Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right by Ann Coulter

How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must) by Ann Coulter

Why the Left Hates America by Daniel J. Flynn

Intellectual Morons by Daniel J. Flynn

A Conservative History of the American Left by Dan Flynn

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell

Buck Wild by Stephen Slivinski

New Ideas from Dead CEOs by Todd Buchholz

Reagan’s War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism by Peter Schweizer

Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy by Peter Schweizer

Makers and Takers by Peter Schweizer

Victory: The Reagan Administration’s Secret Strategy that Hastened the Collapse of the Soviet Union by Peter Schweizer


Foundation Speakers

Death of the West by Patrick Buchanan

Creating Equal by Ward Connerly

Godless by Ann Coulter

Slander by Ann Coulter

Never Again by Attorney General John Ashcroft

Fighting Back by Deena Burnett

Saddam’s Secrets by Iraqi General Georges Sada

Illiberal Education by Dinesh D’Souza

What’s So Great About America by Dinesh D’Souza

Showdown by Larry Elder

Ten Things You Can’t Say in America by Larry Elder

The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton W. Folsom, Jr.

Hating Whitey by David Horowitz

Uncivil Wars by David Horowitz

Hollywood vs America by Michael Medved

White Ghetto by Star Parker

Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity by John Stossel


Gun Rights

That Every Man Be Armed by Stephen Halbrook

The Bias Against Guns by John R. Lott Jr.

More Guns, Less Crime by John R. Lott Jr.

God, Guns, and Rock ‘N’ Roll by Ted Nugent

The Best Defense by Robert Waters

Guns Save Lives by Robert Water


History (USA)

Declaration of Independence

Constitution of the United States

Congress and the American Tradition by James Burnham

The Roosevelt Myth by John T. Flynn

The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton W. Folsom, Jr.

The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, Jay

Crisis and Leviathan by Robert Higgs

A History of the American People by Paul Johnson

A Patriot’s History of the United States by Schweikart and Allen

Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville

How Capitalism Saved America by Thomas DiLorenzo


History (World)

Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke

Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism by Joshua Muravchik

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan

The Triumph of Liberty by Jim Powell


Immigration

Invasion by Michelle Malkin**

Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America’s Borders by Jim Gilchrist and Jerome R. Corsi

In Mortal Danger by Rep. Tom Tancredo*

Whatever it Takes: Illegal Immigration, Border Security and the War on Terror by J.D. Hayworth


Liberalism

Getting it Right by William F. Buckley, Jr.

Up from Liberalism by William F. Buckley, Jr.

Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert Bork

Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America by Ann Coulter**

Treason by Ann Coulter**

Godless by Ann Coulter**

Why the Left Hates America by Daniel J. Flynn**

Hating Whitey by David Horowitz**


Media

Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right by Ann Coulter**

Bias by Bernard Goldberg

A Slobbering Love Affair: The True (and Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media by Bernard Goldberg

South Park Conservatives by Brian Anderson


Militant Islam

Hatred’s Kingdom by Dore Gold

Militant Islam Reaches America by Daniel Pipes

The Cube and the Cathedral by George Weigel

Islam Unveiled by Robert Spencer**

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam by Robert Spencer**

Al Qaeda’s Armies by Jonathan Schanzer**


National Security and Military

Breakdown by Bill Gertz

Making the Corps by Thomas Ricks

Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose

Cloak and Gown by Robin Winks

On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace by Donald Kagan

AWOL by Frank Schaeffer and Kathy Roth-Douquet

Dereliction of Duty by H.R. McMaster

American Military History: Volumes 1 & 2 by Richard Stewart

America’s Victories: Why the U.S. Wins Wars and Will Win the War on Terror by Larry Schweikart


Novels

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The Lion’s Game by Nelson DeMille

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Animal Farm by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck

The Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor

Path of the Assassin by Brad Thor

State of the Union by Brad Thor

Blowback by Brad Thor

Takedown by Brad Thor

The First Commandment by Brad Thor

The Last Patriot by Brad Thor

The Apostle by Brad Thor

Foreign Influence by Brad Thor

The Athena Project by Brad Thor

Full Black by Brad Thor

Black List by Brad Thor


Racism

The End of Racism by Dinesh D’Souza**

Creating Equal: My Fight Against Racial Preferences by Ward Connerly*

Uncivil Wars by David Horowitz**

Race and Culture by Thomas Sowell


Recommended Reading for Responsible Journalists

The Law by Frederic Bastiat

The West’s Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations? by Tony Blankley

Up from Liberalism by William F. Buckley, Jr.

Witness by Whittaker Chambers

Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader by Dinesh D’Souza

The Humiliation of the Word by Jacques Ellul

The Theme is Freedom: Religion, Politics and the American Tradition by M. Stanton Evans

The Art of Readable Writing by Rudolf Flesch

Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman

The Conscience of a Conservative by Barry Goldwater

The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek

Free Speech for Me—but Not for Thee by Nat Hentoff

Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America by James D. Hunter

The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot by Kirk Russell

The End of Prosperity: How Higher Taxes Will Doom the Economy—If We Let It Happen by Arthur B. Laffer, Stephen Moore & Peter Tanous

The Media Elite: America’s News Powerbrokers by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley Rothman and Linda S. Lichter

Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man by Marshall McLuhan

Hard News: The Scandals at the New York Times and Their Meaning for American Media by Seth Mnookin

The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in Washington by Robert D. Novak

Central Ideas in the Development of American Journalism by Marvin Olasky

Four Theories of the Press by Fred Siebert, Theodore Peterson & Wilbur Schramm

The Universe Next Door: A Basic World View Catalogue by James W. Sire

A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles by Thomas Sowell

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

Making the News: A Study in the Construction of Reality by Gaye Tuchman

The American Journalist in the 21st Century: U.S. News People at the Dawn of a New Millennium by David H. Weaver

The Ethics of Rhetoric by Richard Weaver

Ideas Have Consequences by Richard Weaver

Liberty versus the Tyranny of Socialism: Controversial Essays by Walter Williams


Ronald Reagan Legacy

Ronald Reagan: How An Ordinary Man Became An Extraordinary Leader by Dinesh D’Souza**

A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with Ronald Reagan by Michael K. Deaver

Ronald Reagan and His Ranch, The Western White House by Peter Hannaford

The Age of Reagan by Steven F. Hayward*

With Reagan: The Inside Story by Edwin Meese III**

When Character Was King by Peggy Noonan

How Ronald Reagan Changed my Life by Peter Robinson**

I Love You, Ronnie by Nancy D. Reagan

Reagan’s War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism by Peter Schweizer**

The Greatest Communicator by Dick Wirthlin and Wynton Hall**

Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign that Saved America


Favorites

5,000 Year Leap – Discover the 28 Principles of Freedom our Founding Fathers said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desire peace, prosperity, and freedom

The Blueprint – How The Democrats Won Colorado

Rules For Radicals – Saul Alinsky’s impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change

Culture of Corruption – Malkin goes where the mainstream media refuse to tread. She digs deep into the records of President Obama’s staff, revealing corrupt dealings, questionable pasts, and abuses of power throughout his administration.

The Big Black Lie – A rising star in political circles, Kevin Jackson has been called the black Glenn Beck. ~ A poignant yet hilarious narrative with his life as the backdrop for a black conservative’s coming of age story.


Documentaries

Commanding Heights – The Battle For The World’s Economy

Buried in the Sand – The Deception of America

Celsius 41.11 – The Temperature at Which the Brain Begins to Die

Fahrenhype 9/11

The Great Global Warming Swindle
Hillary: The Movie

In the Face of Evil – Reagan’s War in Word and Deed

Is It True What They Say About Ann?

Islam: What the West Needs to Know

Michael & Me

Michael Moore Hates America

Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West

Saddam Hussein: Weapon of Mass Destruction

Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal

Terrorists Among Us – Jihad in America

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